Technology Risk Assurance Manager

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BGL Group

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As a Technology Risk Assurance Manager, you will be recognised as a risk and/or audit professional who can gain respect and credibility that can influence change and ensure effective risk management is in place across technology functions enterprise wide. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive and operate a second line technology assurance function that provides a proactive assessment of the technology risk and control environment in place across the enterprise. This function will also undertake planned reviews of specific technology areas, providing an independent assessment of risk and making any improvement recommendations. 

You will be developing and delivering against an annual ‘technology assurance plan’, informing and advising the CIO on technology risk exposure across the Group, detailing the effectiveness of controls in place and providing  recommendations to enhance mitigation. 

You will own and maintain the group wide Technology Risk and Controls Catalogue and the Technology Key Risk Area Framework document as well as driving the executive reporting on assurance activity on behalf of the CIO, including updates for the executive Risk Committee.

What will it take to be successful as a Technology Risk Assurance Manager?

•A technology generalist with knowledge of processes and operating practice (i.e. ITIL / IT Service Management experience)

•Excellent analytical capability with the ability to methodically evaluate information and develop recommendations

•Experience in Technology Audit and/or Technology Risk Management and experience in developing controls that mitigate risk

•Awareness of Technology Risk Management Frameworks (i.e. CobIT, RiskIT, NIST)

•Ideally hold an ISACA accreditation (CISA/CRISC /CGEIT), or have a willingness to undertake 

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills for managing senior stakeholder relationships

Why choose us?

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. 

We continue to grow and this is because of our strong brands, such as; Les Furets, CompareTheMarket, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it! 

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We grow because we are…  

We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability. 

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's. 

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.   

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together. 

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